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Welsh wind arrives at Swansea

August 31 - August 31 - Associated British Ports has handled wind energy components for the Brechfa Forest wind farm project at the Port of Swansea, Wales.
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Feldmann transports mountain ropes

August 31 - August 31 - Switzerland-based Feldmann Pneukran + Transport has transported four steel wire ropes for the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn cable car which scales the Zugspitze mountain on the Austria-Germany border.
Views: 898
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ALE expands with yard facility

August 31 - August 31 - ALE has signed an agreement with steel constructor VDS Staalbouw (VDS), which will enable the heavy lifting and specialised transport provider to store equipment at VDS' yard in Flushing, the Netherlands.
Views: 868
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Bristol Port supports Alveston wind

August 31 - August 31 - Bristol Port has seen an increase of wind turbine shipments coming through the port for the construction of the Alveston wind farm in South Gloucestershire, UK.
Views: 647
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Ocean 7 Projects names Poulsen

August 30 - August 30 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed Singapore-based Poulsen Shipping Asia as its representative for Southeast Asia, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1451
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Construction starts on Stena ships

August 30 - August 30 - A 'steel cutting ceremony' held at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard, China, marked the start of construction of the first of four ro-ro vessels ordered by Stena Line.
Views: 1003
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Tecno-Gru adds a Terex

August 30 - August 30 - Tecno-Gru, a Terex dealer and supplier of new and used machinery for the lifting sector in Italy, has taken delivery of its first Terex RT 90 rough terrain crane.
Views: 930
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Samskip gets green light

August 30 - August 30 - The Norwegian competition authority has approved Samskip's acquisition of Nor Lines.
Views: 1204
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Cuxhaven gears up for offshore

August 30 - August 30 - A new berth and ramp have been inaugurated at Niedersachsen Ports' Cuxhaven offshore terminal, Germany.
Views: 995
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Suparna takes off to Hahn

August 30 - August 30 - Suparna Airlines, a subsidiary of HNA Modern Logistics, has launched a service connecting Xi-an Xinyang International Airport in China with Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany.
Views: 1245
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Autohaus Kreuzburg adds Liebherr crane

August 29 - August 29 - Autohaus Kreuzburg has received a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane at the manufacturer's factory in Ehingen, Germany.
Views: 1037
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Container shipping could face mega-problem

August 29 - August 29 - Despite an increase in freight rates, global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight Xeneta, says the future remains uncertain in container shipping due to the looming increase in megaship capacity.
Views: 1565
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Scotland prepares for decommissioning

August 29 - August 29 - Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK will form a joint venture, AF Dundee, which aims to establish a North Sea oil and gas decommissioning hub in Dundee, Scotland.
Views: 1355
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Cargolux adds two in Africa

August 29 - August 29 - Cargolux Airlines will introduce two new weekly destinations in Africa over the next six weeks.
Views: 1079
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De Boer steps up with Combilift

August 28 - August 28 - In the Netherlands, De Boer Staal has solved the difficult task of lifting and moving consignments of steel plate efficiently and safely in the form of a 35-tonne capacity straddle carrier from the Irish specialist manufacturer Combilift.
Views: 1066
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Glogos sails from Shanghai

August 28 - August 28 - Glogos has delivered the second batch of Fortum-manufactured wind turbine components from Shanghai, China to the Port of Ulyanovsk, Russia, via the Port of Constanta, Romania.
Views: 1208
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MTL and UAL double up

August 25 - August 25 - Shipping lines, Maritime Transport Logistics (MTL) and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have reached an agreement to cooperate with their services to Mauritania and Senegal.
Views: 1198
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OOCL takes Germany

August 25 - August 25 - Hong Kong-based ocean carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has taken delivery of the 21,413 teu OOCL Germany from the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea.
Views: 662
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Bolloré raises the bar for Ibecor

August 24 - August 24 - Bolloré Logistics has transported two out-of-gauge (OOG) boilers to a brewery in Kilinto, Ethiopia on behalf of Ibecor.
Views: 870
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Jozef Hermans adds SL300

August 24 - August 24 - The Netherlands-based Jozef Hermans Industrial Movers has acquired an Enerpac SL300 telescopic hydraulic gantry system.
Views: 950
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High summer for forwarders

August 23 - August 23 - The summer has seen a slew of positive results for several multinational freight and logistics groups but the high pressure on margins remains a serious challenge.
Views: 1514
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ESB lifts for Liebherr

August 23 - August 23 - ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik based in Mittelbiberach, Germany has used Liebherr mobile cranes to assemble a Betomix concrete mixing plant near the Liebherr concrete technology production works in Bad Schussenried.
Views: 1063
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Cuxport handles NYK cargo

August 21 - August 21 - Port services provider Cuxport, part of the Rhenus group, has handled the shipment of heavy crane parts for the German agency of the Japanese shipping company NYK Bulk & Projects.
Views: 1192
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Moscow terminal takes off

August 18 - August 18 - Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) has completed the construction of the 43,000 sq m Moscow Cargo terminal.
Views: 777
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Hapag-Lloyd launches ECX service

August 18 - August 18 - Hamburg, Germany-headquartered Hapag-Lloyd has introduced its ECX service, consolidating the carrier's services from northern Europe to the east coast of South America.
Views: 796
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Sarens lifts in Ptolemaida

August 17 - August 17 - Sarens has installed columns and K-bracings for the main steel structure of the Ptolemaida coal-fired power plant Unit V, currently under construction in northern Greece.
Views: 1331
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PCN members on the move

August 17 - August 17 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has cooperated with Curtis & Lee, PCN member in Ireland, for the shipment of a 43,100 kg (43.1-tonne) crane from Savona in Italy to Cork, Ireland.
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Pallada pulls environment into focus

August 17 - August 17 - Ukraine's Pallada Kherson state-owned plant has initiated the design of an environmentally friendly towboat with a ferro-concrete hull, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
Views: 532
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Mammoet lifts in the Gulf

August 17 - August 17 - Mammoet has utilised its CC-8800 crane, equipped with a boom booster, to lift a 595-ton (539.7-tonne) vessel for Shintech's manufacturing facility in Louisiana.
Views: 641
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LR climbs onboard Quadriga project

August 17 - August 17 - Lloyd's Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project - an initiative from Hamburg, Germany-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world's biggest wind-powered cargo ship.
Views: 812
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Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 1141
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SVMM adds a Demag

August 16 - August 16 - Valenciennes, France-based SVMM has taken delivery of a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 708
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ACS applies finishing touch

August 16 - August 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) coordinated the delivery of 11 Pablo Picasso paintings from France to Morocco on board an Antonov AN-12.
Views: 693
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Max Bögl gets a Liebherr lift

August 16 - August 16 - Germany-based construction engineering company Max Bögl Group is utilising a Liebherr LTM 112000-9.1 to erect water basins and 40 m high tower foundations for an energy storage project in the northeast of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Views: 571
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Dakotrans handles the heat

August 15 - August 15 - Dakotrans, a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) in Russia, has transported Russian machinery and equipment to a thermal power plant in Vietnam.
Views: 1467
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MACS adds Charleston to MTA

August 15 - August 15 - MACS has added the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, USA to its North West Continent to North America service (MTA).
Views: 1103
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Kestrel swoops on Nott

August 15 - August 15 - In the UK after eight years at Allseas Global Logistics, most recently as global project manager, Des Nott has moved to the Kestrel Group as breakbulk and project specialist - southern region.
Views: 1086
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Silvasti completes Tellenes transport

August 14 - August 14 - Finland-based Silvasti has transported over 1,000 pieces of wind energy equipment to the Tellenes wind farm in Egersund, Norway.
Views: 999
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Lone delivers a dozen in Rotterdam

August 14 - August 14 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported twelve Damen vessels from Vietnam to the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 990
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Peterhead's gone with the wind

August 11 - August 11 - Peterhead Port Authority, Scotland, will support the offshore construction work for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) after signing an agreement to harbour the suction bucket jacket foundations for the 11-turbine sc
Views: 945
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dship adds MPP trio

August 11 - August 11 - The deugro Group's multipurpose project carrier dship Carriers, has added three heavy lift multipurpose (MPP) vessels to its fleet on a long-term time charter basis, which will primarily be used for trade lanes between Asia, the Middle East Gu
Views: 1097
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BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda

August 11 - August 11 - Earlier this month, BLRT Grupp's 11,000-ton (9,979-tonne) floating dock was loaded on board the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard at the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, for onward transportation to Klaipeda, Lithuani
Views: 987
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Shaft propelled to Rijeka

August 11 - August 11 - R&B Global Projects has transported a 37-tonne propeller shaft to Rijeka, Croatia.
Views: 653
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Reclaimer heads to Hay Point

August 10 - August 10 - A replacement stacker reclaimer has arrived at the Port of Mackay on board BigLift Shipping's Happy Dover, for onward transportation to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance's (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 1534
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Kiel goes direct to St. Petersburg

August 10 - August 10 - From September 1, DFDS' ro-ro service originating at the Port of Kiel, Germany will sail directly to St. Petersburg, Russia and will no longer call at the Port of Ust-Luga.
Views: 817
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Hauswald named at Hansa Meyer

August 10 - August 10 - Marc-Oliver Hauswald has been appointed managing director of Hansa Meyer Global Holding (HMGH) and Hansa Meyer Global Transport (HMGT).
Views: 1183
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CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 1602
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Tobolsk takes delivery for Sibur

August 8 - August 8 - Oversized cargo destined for Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex has arrived at the Port of Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 1144
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DICA pads out ICUEE line-up

August 8 - August 8 - DICA Outrigger Pads will showcase design updates to its ProStack interlocking cribbing system and introduce the Cavity Pad Plus range of outrigger pads at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), in Kentucky, USA,
Views: 517
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High five for Zeaborn

August 8 - August 8 - Bremen, Germany-based Zeaborn Group has purchased a further five 30,000 dwt superflex heavy lift vessels from Rickmers Holding.
Views: 640
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 1498
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Multraship moves tug to Burgas

August 7 - August 7 - Towage and salvage specialist Multraship is strengthening its position in the Black Sea region by transferring its Damen-built tugboat, Multratug 26, to the Port of Burgas, Bulgaria.
Views: 1032
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Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement

August 7 - August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.
Views: 1507
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ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 1373
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Legger rolls into Oceanteam

August 4 - August 4 - Former ceo of RollDock Diederik Legger has been appointed to the board of directors of Oceanteam, a Norwegian-Dutch offshore service provider.
Views: 1058
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Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 1354
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Scholpp secures a Demag

August 4 - August 4 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 888
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Straightpoint gear for sewer lift

August 3 - August 3 - Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) has supplied the rigging equipment, including a 25-tonne capacity wireless load shackle from Straightpoint, for the removal of a large hydraulic cylinder at a Melbourne Water sewer pump station in Australia.
Views: 820
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PLA members on the move

August 3 - August 3 - Actanis Project Cargo, member of the Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) in Spain and Portugal, has transported four 361-ton (327.5-tonne) modules for the Kuwait GT5 refinery project.
Views: 965
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Ukraine clarifies Antonov situation

August 1 - August 1 - Following potentially misleading reports in some media, Antonov Airlines has issued a statement that seeks to clarify the situation in regards to the company.
Views: 867

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